proposal for inclusion of e2fsprogs in chapter 5

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 19:57:00 PST 2007


Thomas Pegg wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>   
>> Julio Meca Hansen wrote:
>>     
>
>   
>> I've lost the background on this.  Looking at util-linux, why do we need
>> it at all in Chapter 5?  Can't we just build it once in Chapter 6 just
>> before the first file that needs it?
>>
>>     
>  From what I remember it was so we could mount /dev/pts and /dev/shm 
> inside of the chroot, but that's unnecessary now with the bind mount of 
> the host's /dev. There could be more that relies on mount, not sure what 
> though.
>
>   
For one thing you posted this message 3 times. mount --bind will not 
carry sub mounts. That's where mount --rbind comes in.




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